Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts
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Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health
Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun
'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find
Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term
Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance
Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease
By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival
Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer
But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment
Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds
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